Entries from 'nordic skiing'

Mount Hood Meadows Nordic Center

Mt Hood Meadows Nordic Center offers 15 kilometers of great cross country ski terrain below the mountain.    With the shadow of hood in your tracks it’s no surprise this is one of the most sought after places to ski in the Pacific Northwest.   Located just above the Columbia River Gorge, this  ski center can be…

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Trillium Lake Cross Country Ski Loop

Trail Overview When the icy mists of winter clear for long enough to let you gawk at Mt Hoods daunting peak, you realize how important it is to live in the Portland area and enjoy trillium’s splendor.  Trillium lake offers Hood the opportunity to stretch its shadow over your skis while you power below its…

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Atkisson Sno Park: Ice Caves Loop

Atkisson Sno Park and Trail Overview The Atkisson Sno Park offers great opportunities to cross country ski at this Nordic center near Mt Adams.  The trail is near Trout Lake and offers parking for 30 cars and a toilets and a shelter for a wood stove.  This park is in an amazing wilderness setting and…

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Meadow Trail: Nordic Skiing at Teacup Lake

About Teacup Lake Nordic Teacup lake is an expansive and very well maintained Nordic center that is operated by volunteers.  This trail system is operated by the Oregon Nordic Club and leased from Mt Hood National Forest.  The trail system is costly to maintain and is one  of the most frequented and best near the…

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